Alocasia 'Maharani', one of the smaller 'jewel' Alocasias, is most likely a hybrid of Alocasia reginula and Alocasia melo. Very thick, rugose leaves are dark grey-green in colour and theirundersides show a reddish coloration. A tuberous, herbaceous plant.
Genus name comes from the Greek words a meaning without and Colocasia the name of a closely allied genus, from which it was separated.
Alocasia x 'Maharani'
- Name: Alocasia 'Maharani'Type: BulbForm: ChamaephytesFamily: AraceaeNative Range: most likely a hybrid of Alocasia reginula and Alocasia meloZone: 11-12Habitat: hybrid/ cultivarHeight:15 to 30cmSpread: 15 to 30cmSun: Part shadeWater: MediumMaintenance: MediumLeaf: EvergreenTolerate: Semi Shade